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March 12, 2002 // 0 Comments

"Taps" is one of a handful of movies that seemed to play in an endless loop on HBO back in the mid-1980s. I must have seen the film a couple of dozen times as a lad so it was with some trepidation that I sat down to review this new DVD from 20th [...]

Born On The Fourth Of July

November 10, 2000 // 0 Comments

As the second of three installments in director Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy (the other two films being "Platoon" and "Heaven & Earth"), "Born on the Fourth of July" focuses more on the aftermath of this horrible [...]


August 3, 2000 // 0 Comments

In the world of Hollywood commercialism where every movie is "artificially designed" to appeal to audiences rather than be a true expression of a filmmakers’ vision, it is rare to find films these days that are noticeably extroverted and [...]

The Firm

June 9, 2000 // 0 Comments

The first time I watched "The Firm" years ago, I was mesmerized by its almost hypnotic feel that weaves its way through the films latter third. A real-life thriller adapted from the novel by John Grisham, the film is not only one of those films [...]

Interview With The Vampire

May 16, 2000 // 0 Comments

When, some years ago, I first read Anne Rice’s novel "Interview with the Vampire", I was impressed by the unique, romantic view she used to explore the vampire subject. Ever since the publication of the novel, the genre has been turned upside [...]

Eyes Wide Shut

February 25, 2000 // 0 Comments

Infamous director Stanley Kubrick’s last film, "Eyes Wide Shut" was surrounded by a lot of scandalous controversy when it first appeared in theaters. Not only had the director died only days before the film’s official first screening, Warner [...]
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